Consumer Units

Consumer units and the items contained within, including circuit breakers, RCDs and RCBOs.

In this section

Dual RCD Consumer Units
A moulded plastic dual RCD consumer unit from 2015. This example has 6 outgoing circuits and is manufactured by British General.

Fitting an RCBO in a consumer unit
A look at an RCBO and how it is fitted into a typical consumer unit.

Mains Supply and Consumer Unit
Inside a Crabtree split load consumer unit from 2007, plus a look at the incoming electricity supply arrangements.

Main Switch consumer unit
Inside a very untidy example of a main switch consumer unit containing RCBOs and one MCB.